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Take Town: Nick Suzuki's new contract, Vitali Kravtsov's pending departure from New York, and centres available for trade

Well, the new season is finally here and you have to say that the opening night's pair of games was nothing if not highly entertaining.

The new TV presentations in the U.S. have been strong so far and they seem more invested in actually making hockey fun to watch, which is a nice change of pace.

But there's a whole lot more going on than just a handful of games, and in fact, it feels like an oddly momentous start to the season. So, lucky us, there's plenty to get into.

Let's go:

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